The Role of Work/Life Balance and Motivational Drivers of Employee Engagement on the Relationship Between Talent Management and Organization Performance: A Developing Country Perspective

Modern Applied Science; Vol. 12, No. 11; 2018

20 Pages Posted: 31 Dec 2018

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Ala'aldin Alrowwad

University of Jordan - Department of Business Management

Dr. Bader Yousef Obeidat

University of Jordan

Areej Al-Khateeb

University of Jordan

Ra'ed Masa'deh

The University of Jordan

Date Written: December 12, 2018

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between talent management, work life balance, motivational drivers of employee engagement and organization performance in telecommunication and information technology sector in Jordan. Both work life balance and motivational drivers of employee engagement were examined as mediators between talent management and organization performance. The population of the study consists of the three main telecommunication operators in Jordan; Zain, Orange and Umniah with a total number of employees (3305), a random sample appointed from the population with a total 250 questionnaires filled up. The study found a positive relationship between talent management and its three dimensions, namely talent attraction, talent development and talent retention with organization performance. Results also found a positive relationship between talent management and its three dimensions with work life balance. A positive relationship also found between talent management and its dimensions with motivational drivers of employee engagement. Finally, work life balance found to partially mediating the relationship between talent management and organization performance and motivational drivers of employee engagement fully mediating this relationship between talent management and organization performance. This study stated many recommendations for future researches.

Keywords: corporate social responsibility, transformational leadership, firm performance, IT employees, Jordanian banks

JEL Classification: M

Suggested Citation

Alrowwad, Ala'aldin and Obeidat, Dr. Bader Yousef and Al-Khateeb, Areej and Masa'deh, Ra'ed, The Role of Work/Life Balance and Motivational Drivers of Employee Engagement on the Relationship Between Talent Management and Organization Performance: A Developing Country Perspective (December 12, 2018). Modern Applied Science; Vol. 12, No. 11; 2018 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3300267

Ala'aldin Alrowwad (Contact Author)

University of Jordan - Department of Business Management ( email )

Jordan

Dr. Bader Yousef Obeidat

University of Jordan ( email )

Amman
Jordan

Areej Al-Khateeb

University of Jordan

Jordan
Amman, Amman 11942
Jordan

Ra'ed Masa'deh

The University of Jordan ( email )

The University of Jordan
Jordan
Amman, Amman 11962
Jordan

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